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Mandela 'critical but stable'

Nelson Mandela remains in hospital in Pretoria in a critical but stable condition, President Jacob Zuma said. Doctors are working hard to keep the former president comfortable.

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Nelson Mandela showing 'great resilience' in hospital

The Presidency of South Africa has said that former President Nelson Mandela still remains in hospital in Pretoria and his condition is critical but stable.

Nelson Mandela showing 'great resilience' Credit: Reuters

While at times his condition becomes unstable, doctors said Mandela has demonstrated "great resilience" and his condition tends to stabilise with medical interventions.

In a statement, the Presidency said doctors were working hard to improve his health and keep him comfortable.

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